Documentation, modules, keyboard, loading

Cindy Mottershead cindy at
Sun Sep 9 10:58:29 CEST 2007

For the usb networking to work, your laptop ip doesn't change, just the 
ip address for the usb port on your laptop. Did you follow all the steps 
in the documentation: ?

The line

ifconfig usb0 netmask

will set your laptop usb to ip address and the following (on the laptop) will set up a route to the phone.

/sbin/route add -host dev usb0

Once you can communicate between the laptop and phone (both ways), you can set up your resolv.conf on the phone
and follow the instructions for your laptop distributions in "Automatic method" to enable the phone to communicate with the


clare wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Sep 2007, Jay Vaughan wrote:
>> When you upgrade the kernel, you also need to install the appropriate 
>> modules package .. Check your source (for the above images) for a 
>> matching modules-*.ipk file, and install that as well.  Doing this 
>> will set up your local filesystem to match your booting kernel image ..
> As yet I have only found modules files which are .tgz,(in the Official 
> repository and in Scaredycat's.) However after I installed 
> uImage-
> again, I found I have some modules in 
> root at fic-gta01:/lib/modules/ I also have modules for
> the previous kernel 2.6.21 which puzzles me. Why were they not lost 
> when it was overwritten?)
> These are probably the essential ones, there seem to be many more in 
> the file modules-
> Although I have the usb0 device in the laptop and can log in from 
> there to the Neo, I have yet to comprehend the usb networking. I can 
> scp files into the Neo but as yet can't get it to access files from 
> outside itself.
> The document
> assumes the laptop is in net 192.168.0 and it will take me a while to
> work out what to do about that. Changing my current networks would be
> a big job.
> I would really like to see items in the wiki dated, and the version of
> phone and software quoted, so that outdated or irrelevant items can be
> ignored, and possibly removed.
> Thank you,
> more later
> clare

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